• January 20, 2011
    By Peter Keough

    We all know this guy - heck, we might be this guy: the one conned into selling pot to an undercover cop, the poor schmuck who gets dumped not only by his girlfriend but by his dog. Played by the sly comic genius Paul Rudd, he's the title hero of Jesse Peretz's My Idiot Brother, whose cast also boasts Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, and Emily Mortimer.

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  • January 14, 2011
    By Peter Keough

    If you enjoy killing Nazis in Call of Duty: World at War and killing zombies in Resident Evil, and if you especially love killing zombie Nazis in Call of Duty: World at War 2, you must see what may well be the first and only zombie Nazi movie, Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola's Dead Snow (2009), wherein hapless medical students uncover and reanimate a host of the frozen Fascists while on a ski vacation in Switzerland.

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  • January 07, 2011
    By Peter Keough

    One of the best films of last year - and certainly one of the least appreciated - Matt Reeves's Let Me In (a remake of the 2008 Swedish film Let the Right One In) might one day be seen as a milestone in the horror genre. In a seedy, blue-collar housing development in 1980s New Mexico, a bullied adolescent boy finds an ally in a strange barefoot girl who smells funny.

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  • December 03, 2009
    By Carly Carioli

    The Coolidge Corner Theater will award its seventh annual COOLIDGE AWARD to Academy Award-winning filmmaker JONATHAN DEMME, who will accept the honor during a two-day celebration on March 1 and 2, 2010. The Coolidge will also screen a selection of Demme's work in February.

    From the press release:

    The Coolidge Corner Theatre announces internationally acclaimed director Jonathan Demme as the recipient of the 2010 Coolidge Award, to be celebrated March 1-2.

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